Native Law Group Recognized in “Best Law Firms” for 2022

Nov 4, 2021 | News

Patterson Earnhart Real Bird & Wilson LLP announced today that it received a top-tier ranking in the U.S. News & World Report “Best Law Firms” list for 2022. In the practice area of Native American Law, the firm received a Tier 1 ranking for the Colorado region.

According to U.S. News & World Report, firms included in the 2022 Edition of U.S. News — Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have a lawyer recognized in The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top 5 percent of private practicing lawyers in the country. To achieve a tiered ranking, the firm must demonstrate a combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. 

“It’s an honor to receive this special recognition in the 12th edition of ‘Best Law Firms,’” said partner Jeremy Patterson. “We’re proud of the work we do and the clients we represent, particularly as a majority native-owned law firm.” 

Patterson Earnhart Real Bird & Wilson, also known as Native Law Group, has three attorneys who have earned the “Best Lawyers in America” designation. These include Jeremy J. Patterson, Jeffrey S. Rasmussen, and Thomasina Real Bird (pictured here), all in the practice area of Native American Law.

In addition, senior associate Mitch Holditch is featured in the 2022 edition of “Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch.” He also is recognized in the practice area of Native American Law and is based at Native Law Group’s Colorado office in Louisville. 

Patterson Earnhart Real Bird & Wilson LLP has offices in Louisville, Colorado, and Washington, DC. The majority native-owned firm provides a broad range of legal services to Indian tribes, tribal entities, and individual Indians across the United States, prioritizing the sovereignty, jurisdiction, self-sufficiency, and self-governance of the tribes it serves. To learn more, visit